Explained: Managing type 1 diabetes

Last week, the Indian Council of Medical Research (IMCR) released guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of type-1 diabetes. This is the first time the ICMR has issued guidelines specifically for type 1 diabetes, which is rarer than type 2 — only 2% of all hospital cases of diabetes in the country are type … Read more

Why bariatric surgery is an answer to uncontrolled diabetes

At 29, Pune’s Heena Shaikh was the first woman in the country to undergo a bariatric procedure in 1999. “I had just delivered my baby via Caesarean section. Somehow, I started gaining weight and was almost 125 kg. My high blood pressure compounded matters,” recalled Heena. While her mother and brother were initially against the … Read more

‘No clear link between long Covid and new onset of diabetes; Post-Covid fatigue, lifestyle changes may trigger it’

Why Dr Misra: Dr Anoop Misra is the Chairman of Fortis-CDOC Center of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases, and Endocrinology in New Delhi. He has been an advisor to the Ministry of Health, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), and the Department of Biotechnology, offering his expertise on several issues related to diabetes and … Read more